Doctor Reacts To FUNNIEST Onion Medical Headlines

2020-ж., 26-апр.
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I've been a fan of The Onion for many years. For those of you unfamiliar, the onion is a satirical newspaper that focuses on current events. I have seen it trick people on Facebook before. Anyway, let's enjoy a nice laugh during a difficult time such as this.
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  • That glove one was scary... latex gloves... my worst nightmare.

    VexVex13 мүнөт мурун
  • I've seriously seen a doctor who completely skipped the history and misdiagnosed me as a result. Sadly I'm face blind, and don't remember their name, so I can't avoid them or warn others about them.

    Kat MurphyKat Murphy16 мүнөт мурун
  • not only just the teeth bleaching thing, some of y'all veneers look so unrealistic. teeth aren't supposed to be extremely smooth.

    laoalelaolaoalelao6 саат мурун
  • Dr. Mike's defibulator is nukular powered.

    CuriousEarthManCuriousEarthMan7 саат мурун
  • Doctor, fighting with insurance company: "You owe me a half hour of my life back." Patient, fighting with insurance company: "You owe me my life back."

    James HarrisJames Harris7 саат мурун
  • A Millennial doctor. *ugh*

    sweiland75sweiland7517 саат мурун
  • Fact Check: "None of their headlines or articles are true!" False Several headlines and articles of The Onion have become true over the years.

    LovuschkaLovuschka22 саат мурун
  • Yeah that "colgate smile" is apparently not that healthy amd my German dentist has also made fun of my want of that cause "typical american" 😂😂😂 I didnt even know that was a thing.

    bendoi namsaobendoi namsao22 саат мурун
  • Marry me.

    Olivia FOlivia FКүн мурун
  • *Being able to afford to see a doctor on a regular enough basis to build a doctor/patient relationship* Is this some European joke I'm too American to understand? XD

    Lance LeoneLance LeoneКүн мурун
  • Hey man you’re killing the joke just go with it

    Rocky MckayRocky MckayКүн мурун
  • I haven't enjoyed the onion for the last couple years. Reality has being a way more satirical.

    Martin MendezMartin MendezКүн мурун
  • 6:59 *paints teeth with white 2.0 paint* I now have the whitest smile. Now before me!

    Nicholas CevascoNicholas Cevasco2 күн мурун
  • Now that I know what it’s like to cringe at a doctor, I can finally feel bad for Connie

    שחר אטדגישחר אטדגי2 күн мурун
  • How do you ask what someone means without sounding judgmental? What’s- uh… what... what’s up, doc?

    שחר אטדגישחר אטדגי2 күн мурун
  • you should see my dads toe yellow

  • I love this video but I want to dislike so I could be the 900th but I will hold off and like

    TDJ 14TDJ 143 күн мурун
  • React to Onion videos too, like the "200 kidneys donation" 😂😂😂

    TheRealCarlos \TheRealCarlos \3 күн мурун
  • no jokes but this guy probably earns more from YT than from his Medical Career lol......................

    Ian RIan R3 күн мурун
  • It's "De-fib-RAH-lator" Dr. Mike... NOT "Defib-YOU-lator" Ironic considering you were correcting the use of the term "shock paddle thinigies" to describe a defibrillator... :-D

    a24396a243963 күн мурун
  • I'm glad to hear about the new safety measures for newborns. I was almost stolen as my mum recovered. The babynapper was posing as a nurse and when my mum brought up this other "nurse" to the one who actually worked there, mum found out the other was not someone working at the hospital. We changed rooms and went home very quickly after that. :)

    Yasamine AndalibiYasamine Andalibi3 күн мурун
  • Brooo. Don't ruin the jokes by explaining how they're wrong. Edit: I guess I'm annoyed cuz I know this stuff. Maybe he wants to make it educational.

    Great Arabia الدولة العربية العظمىGreat Arabia الدولة العربية العظمى3 күн мурун
  • 5:10 lol i had acl surgery there and they actually told me to write on my leg with a sharpie which leg to operate on so they dont acidentally operate on the wrong leg

    mike smithmike smith4 күн мурун
  • There should be a code for doctors to bill an insurance company for bullshit, time wasting interactions with the company itself. Like the "you should've prescribed the tablet".

    Mark WolkoveMark Wolkove4 күн мурун
  • December: **breathes** Everyone: don't...

    yepツyepツ4 күн мурун
  • 7:00 I've had to get 3 fake teeth, and they ask you what color you want. They evn bring out example teeth. Mine are white with a tinge of yellow because I think really white teeth are weird.

    dustindustin4 күн мурун
  • I feel sick all of a sudden

    Dementor 8005Dementor 80054 күн мурун
  • Sometimes, I swear you dye your hair brown.

    Heide CarrionHeide Carrion4 күн мурун
  • Love that you put a clip from Maverick in!! One of my all time favorite movies! Great editing!

    Rebecca SRebecca S4 күн мурун
  • *The history is probably the most important part* *Me going to the doctor because i hurt my ankle* My doctor: So what happened Me: I don’t know... My doctor: Did you fall, trip, or step on it? Me: I don’t know

    {Lemon。。。。childz}{Lemon。。。。childz}4 күн мурун
  • React to red vs blue PSA going to the doctor!

    Human CrafterHuman Crafter4 күн мурун
  • A friend of mine thought there was a magic amount of food and liquid intake that would be healthy yet result in no pooping or peeing. I had to explain that pooping and peeing have other benefits besides getting rid of extra nutrients and liquid.

    ConfusionFusionConfusionFusion4 күн мурун
  • The one about poker buddies - a number of years ago, I fell awkwardly and severely broke my humerus (upper arm) - known to be exceedingly painful, and not funny at all! - at a bar (whilst sober!) for a singer friend's gig. Leaping into action, the friend came over and utilised the skills from his other job, which just so happened to be as a hypnotist - and despite my being a total cynic, within minutes the pain had just GONE!! The paramedics and doctors at the hospital initially diagnosed a simple sprain, saying that if I'd actually broken my humerus I "would have been screaming" - and it was only by my repeated insistence that they sent me for an x-ray at all... The next thing I know, the doctor, two medical students, *and* two nurses all come to the room and share my results - a clear double fracture to my upper arm - and with looks of wonder, confirm with me that not so much as a paracetamol (acetaminophen) pill had passed my lips, to counteract the excruciating pain I "should" have been feeling, but for the hypnosis! Over the next hour or so, whilst waiting for a temporary cast, barely a minute went by without a nurse or doctor knocking on my door, and asking if it was ok for such-and-such a person to come in and see me - at first it was other A&E (ER) staff, then their colleagues working on other shifts, before moving onto their friends from other departments, off-duty nurses there to pick up their spouses, two of the hospital administrators, and several of the hospital managers - at least one of whom had actually driven in from home, just to gawk at me! I honestly didn't mind a bit though, as the looks on their faces were priceless - the way they'd look at me, then at the x-ray, and then turn back to looking at me just smiling away at them, was hilarious! Sadly, the effect had worn off by the time I awoke the next morning to travel back to the hospital, and the pain whilst having my back slab (immobilising cast) fitted, was genuinely worse than birthing my 10lb 8.5oz "little" one! - and though my hypnotist friend tried helping me again several times over the following weeks and months, when I had to be hospitalised on several occasions due to the severe pain caused by complications and the resultant surgeries, it sadly seems to have been a kind of "one-off" deal, but I'll still be forever grateful - and hey, it makes for one helluva great (true!) story...!

    Tricia KTricia K5 күн мурун
  • Not only do you need to buy the patient without a pulse time for the defibrillator to get to him, but a defibrillator cannot start a heart from zero. It can only bring it into a good rhythm when the heart is basically doing everything at once but out of order. However the chess compressions will at least help pushing the blood through the system and bring the heart into a position where a defibrillator will help. Sad truth is, you have a chance of about seven percent working (saving the patient) Better than 0 but not great.

    MannyXVIIIMannyXVIII5 күн мурун
  • I have bleached my teeth once. One thing is for sure: for a couple days or weeks after bleaching your teeth will be sensitive as hell. But now for a while I have had reputation of the guy with the really nice white teeth, but not so white that it's obvious I was bleaching.

    Fif0lFif0l5 күн мурун
  • Uh Alex Jones doesnt use satire websites.

    Jordan SpencerJordan Spencer5 күн мурун
  • My baby peed all over her security bracelet when she was a day old and it made it malfunction sending an alert to security so they locked down the entire floor of the hospital and came charging into our room where we where just standing there changing her diaper

    Lady RepunselLady Repunsel5 күн мурун
  • Yes, here in Australia we defiantly make fun of some Americans white teeth, haha it's funny man

    Indigo SeeleyIndigo Seeley5 күн мурун
  • Nobody tell Dr. Mike what kind of glasses Kim Kardashian wore to a poker tournament

    1936141936145 күн мурун
  • “Honestly, all these organs are looking the same” “This is a legit struggle” Me waiting to get an appendectomy:

    John DoeJohn Doe5 күн мурун
  • When ever a physician asks if they could bring in a student, I always say yes. I also tell the student that if they have any questions at all on my condition(s) I would happily answer them because I feel that the only way interns are going to learn is by questions and the spread of information. To date, I have talked to them about my: Amputation and phantom limb syndrome (it's real and a lot of fun), being on dialysis, etc. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experiences and I feel they also really appreciate it.

    Randy RandersonRandy Randerson5 күн мурун
  • Dr. Scholls: *Releases freeze away toe remover* Pobbles: 👁👄👁

    Phone ThiefPhone Thief6 күн мурун
  • So.... This is a sadly true story from germany: We got something similiar like the onion and it's calle 'The Postillion'. For the most part you can definitly see the Satire in it.. But one time there was an article that because of the Fugitive coming to germany the doctors have to operate in the night because then the patients are sleeping and they won't need anesthesia.. And some pretty smart people seemed to think that this was true and shared it on social media..

    Sabrina McGyverinaSabrina McGyverina6 күн мурун
  • I had to get a wart frozen off. I don’t remember if it hurt or I was exaggerating but I it hurt. I cried and a few days later it fell off. I still cried because I thought I was going to die when it fell off.

    AlchemAlchem6 күн мурун
  • I've been gotten by these kinds of things too! The Onion manages to get me sometimes. Also I've ~never~ been asked permission for residents or students to join my doctor or surgeon. I've been in multiple times, and they just say "oh this is X, they're a student/resident/etc and they'll be sitting in on this" and I'm like "........okay". I didn't know they needed to ask!

    Inkstars Cosmic ArtInkstars Cosmic Art7 күн мурун
  • 4:13 not if that person is not a patient of that doctor.

    FRAG aLOTFRAG aLOT7 күн мурун
  • I love Dr. Mike...great channel

    C ReneeC Renee7 күн мурун
  • Leave Alex Jones alone.

    cptbirtch99cptbirtch997 күн мурун
  • The onion is the only news source I trust thank you for bringing some much needed recognition to their channel..

    G manG man8 күн мурун
  • Completely irrelevant, but why do some people choose not to have a phone case?! Are you just trying to flex your IPhone?!? Love the channel though!

    Sleepy BugSleepy Bug8 күн мурун
  • I got to watch my grandpa pick out his kidney from the tank, it may not have been a hospital, but it was a very special moment

    Generic SmithsonGeneric Smithson8 күн мурун
  • Nice to have some thing, that doesn’t have to do with anything!!!

    Nan ‘59Nan ‘599 күн мурун
  • It looks artificial… Veneers ARE artificial!! 🤦🏼‍♀️

    Nan ‘59Nan ‘599 күн мурун
  • Actually our vet is such a GREAT DOCTOR, I would go to her, if only she would treat me!

    Nan ‘59Nan ‘599 күн мурун
  • My sister, Mad, had a check-up for her scoliosis and the doctor told her that some students would be observing the check-up. Mad didn't say anything, she just stared at the students until they asked the doctor to leave the room. Do doctors HAVE TO ask before inviting students in?

    Katherine AshbyKatherine Ashby9 күн мурун
  • You tellin me I can feed my opioid addiction by waving around the threat of a yelp review? Alright.

    Elijah JardineElijah Jardine9 күн мурун
  • "but the elderly, that's funny" - doctor mike 2020

    Ethan H.Ethan H.9 күн мурун
  • lmao. the onion is fucking great..

    Kellie PineKellie Pine9 күн мурун
  • Is it wierd I paid nothing when I my arm?

    454charing454charing9 күн мурун
  • That medical student thing actually reminded me of one doc visit when they removed two moles. One was under my breast and one was down there.. Anyway the doctor brings a student (who of course does all the preparation) and a nurse. Then suddenly I realise that there's the doc, the student and THREE nurses who do NOTHING. The nurses were just standing there against the wall, and I felt like they were just escaping from work... so thanks... :/

    Iina KristaIina Krista9 күн мурун
  • Fav Onion headline ever is “amazing, miracle of birth occurs for 8 billionth time”

    Mark LewisMark Lewis10 күн мурун
  • Can we get a Dr Mike Tshirt with the phrase 'Pooping is Great.' Seriously, that would sell amazingly.

    ᚦᛅ᛫ᛋᛦᛅᛏᚬᚠᚦᛅ᛫ᛋᛦᛅᛏᚬᚠ10 күн мурун
  • Plot twist: he has a PHD in basket weaving.

    JaystingsJaystings11 күн мурун
  • Is it me or does he look like Gotham Chess

    Adomas BAdomas B11 күн мурун
  • Ok, but like is it ok to use charcoal toothpaste to whiten your teeth?

    Daneeka PommerDaneeka Pommer11 күн мурун
  • Why is every medical professional in New York becoming an influencer

    Heath DionneHeath Dionne11 күн мурун
  • I developed IBS and I was going up to 6+ times a day. I did find some probiotics to balance my digestive system.

    NanyaNanya11 күн мурун
  • 1:42 I thought the onion only had fake headlines

    Slayer_of_bananasSlayer_of_bananas11 күн мурун
  • my doctor didnt ask if she could bring medical students in on my check up... they were just there

    Dan MacKenzieDan MacKenzie11 күн мурун
  • I was very confused when he said that he'd used a toe remover before 😅

    Adrian LaraAdrian Lara12 күн мурун
  • "You own me half hr of my life back!" The most accurate comment on American current medical insurance system.

    Leyi ZhangLeyi Zhang12 күн мурун
  • I'm not gay so his looks doesn't bring me any value from this channel apart from the education he brings after the laugh

    BLACK ARCSBLACK ARCS12 күн мурун
  • 2:36 That dis at vets there

    Phil LewisPhil Lewis12 күн мурун
  • Doctor Mike: "honestly all these organs are looking the same to me right now" Me: lol nice one Doctor Mike: Honestly this struggle is real Me:hahah....wait......what?

    Zetao XieZetao Xie12 күн мурун
  • Easily the hottest doctor on youtube

    Finn ZaneFinn Zane13 күн мурун
  • george carlin: doctors have determined that swallowing saliva causes cancer, but only when swallowed in small amounts over long periods of time.

    toolman thetimtoolman thetim13 күн мурун
  • Alex Jones? Try China and North Korea. They've fallen for the Onion's headlines before XD

    Grant KrugerGrant Kruger13 күн мурун
  • I love these funnier vids you do Doctor Mike. Though one thing I will say is that grandfathers being switched is not the most outlandish of things. Just a couple months ago, we had to admit my grandmother for a fall. She was very disorientated and confused so my mother signed on as being responsible for her (for give me for not recalling the technical details such as titles). We went home and waited to hear back from the hospital, unable to stay due to Covid concerns. My mother gets a call at around 2 in the morning being told to come pick up my grandmother. She goes, waits in a designated area outside for her mother to be returned to us and a nurse wheels out some other little old lady and nearly walks away before my mother can stop her. They attempted to give her the wrong person and when she demanded to know where her mother was, concerned that they had lost her or something at this point, she learns that she isn't even in this hospital anymore. She was transferred to another facility without anyone being notified. Everything got straightened out and we got to see grandma again, but that's my story of how we nearly won a free grandma from the hospital.

    ItsJustLoboItsJustLobo13 күн мурун
  • Ugh, tabs vs caps, I can relate. Pharmacy Tech here, I can tell you that we get those type of issues like 1 for every 5 scripts. Waste of time and life. And you have to do all of this, while filling, verifying Rxs, and and taking in new Rxs both physically and electronically. 😭

    irais salazarirais salazar13 күн мурун
  • OMG! the one abt the two granpas being switched actually happened in my country exept that they were grandmas

    your momyour mom14 күн мурун
  • Bye the way I do know of people who think that pooing 8 times a day is healthy. I think it started on some kind of social media account but a bunch of younger adults totally think that. Younger as in born in the 90s or late 80s.

    Abraham WeissAbraham Weiss14 күн мурун
  • Doctor Mike: You'll find the right doctor when you're ready... Female subscribers: I'm ready to find Doctor Mike!

    Robert CliftonRobert Clifton14 күн мурун
  • I feel personally attacked by that last one man

    Cindy VaughnCindy Vaughn14 күн мурун
  • OMT SO FUNNY😁😁😁😁

    62987m62987m14 күн мурун
  • Heehee. Diffibyoolator

    Eric ToppEric Topp14 күн мурун
  • My brother stubbed his toe and started crying and I didn’t know what to do so all I said was,”chest compressions,chest compressions,chest compressions”

    ElyEly15 күн мурун
  • I love this guy and am pretty much in love with this guy. Nothing like a good laugh from a cute dude.

    Jana LybargerJana Lybarger15 күн мурун
  • "freeze away toe remover" that's the thing you get when you can't afford insulin, right?

    Aderyn AlbarelliAderyn Albarelli15 күн мурун
  • @ArianaGrandeVevo vs. TikTokers... whose side are you on?

    Anthony PenaAnthony Pena15 күн мурун
  • Awww, Dr Mike cares 💗

    Stari ByrdStari Byrd16 күн мурун
  • I'm sad that he missed "after successfully stopping his patient's heart"

    ruth leeruth lee16 күн мурун
  • Don't know about the poop thing 😄 breastfed babies often don't poop for day 😆 And part of the coronavirus contingency plan in the UK was to use vet ventilators so 😜 🤷 it hasn't happened yet but it might 🤷‍♀️

    Susan GarciaSusan Garcia16 күн мурун
  • Freeze away f'in hurts

    Jcknight7996Jcknight799616 күн мурун
  • New freeze away for remover Dr. Mike : oh i have this I've used it before ,oh wait , it got me there 😂🤣

    Kimlisa TrimKimlisa Trim16 күн мурун
  • Bro, you're 30 (Hello from a fellow 89er). When did you have time to play poker semipro?

    Ryan LichtensteinRyan Lichtenstein17 күн мурун
  • My son has Osteogenesis imperfecta type IV... a literal army of medical students came in to see him at University of Michigan. It was like, at least a football team of students, and specialists, because they almost never get to see an OI baby. "Oh... the whites of his eyes are blue!"

    Ravyn SkyeRavyn Skye17 күн мурун
  • Is everyone just gonna ignore how his voice changed at 1:16 . It be sounding good tho

    Vallery HVallery H17 күн мурун
  • Yeah that "colgate smile" is apparently not that healthy amd my German dentist has also made fun of my want of that cause "typical american" 😂😂😂 I didnt even know that was a thing.

    Brendan LarsenBrendan Larsen17 күн мурун
  • The toe remove made me think of a a clip from the old MTV animated series Liquid Television. They did a fake commercial for Lee Press-on Limbs. In case an arm falls off you can just apply a Lee Press-on replacement.

    thskg neizfthskg neizf17 күн мурун
  • Why do Dr. Mike’s pillows look like bloody scrubs

    Thea DraghiciThea Draghici17 күн мурун